Selecting data in SQL videos | SQL Queries Part 3 - Using Criteria in Queries

Posted by Andrew Gould on 30 April 2012

Learn how to add criteria to queries in Microsoft SQL Server. This video teaches you how to use the WHERE clause to affect the number of records returned by a query, including how to add criteria to columns containing numbers, text and dates.

You can increase the size of the video:

Full screen mode for YouTube

You can view the video in full screen mode as shown on the left, using the icon at the bottom right of the frame.

You can also increase the quality of the video:

Changing resolution

You can improve the resolution of the video using another icon at the bottom right of the frame. This will slow down the connection speed, but increase the display and sound quality. This icon only becomes visible when you start playing the video.

Finally, if nothing happens when you play the video, check that you're not using IE in compatibility view.

This page has 1 thread Add post
09 Oct 17 at 19:13

In your data, you have listed Star Wars Episode IV twice, instead of Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.

09 Oct 17 at 19:39

Indeed! It's a typo, we have a new version of the Movies database which corrects this. Well spotted!

29 Nov 17 at 18:17

Is the updated Movie database accessible to download somewhere in an mdf format? I have a school project I need a sample database to do queries with. Thanks

Andrew G  
04 Dec 17 at 07:46

Hi, you can download a script to create it from this page. The video contains instructions on how to use the file to create the database.

I hope that helps!